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  • Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave

    Posted by AC Team

    Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave
    If you know Rain, BoA (shown left), and Sistar, then you already know K-Pop, Korea’s contemporary pop music and its artists. K-Pop music is one of the fastest growing music genres in the world, and along with Korea’s popular TV drama serials, films and comic books are a growing source of export revenue for Korea.   The growing global fan base of Korea's entertainment and...

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  • 1910-2014 Luise Rainer Academy Award-winner played Chinese servant "O-Lan" in "The Good Earth"

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    December 30, 2014 London Luise Rainer, the German-born actress who won an Academy Award for her starring role as the Chinese servant "O-Lan" in the 1937 movie "The Good Earth," died of pneumonia today at her home in London at age 104. Luise Rainer was cast in the leading role as the Chinese servant "O-Lan" over other actors including Anna May Wong. Rainer was an Academy Award-winning actress for her role in MGM's "The Great Ziegfeld" one year earlier in 1936. In 1937, Rainer won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in "The Good Earth" becoming the first actress to win consecutive Best Actress Academy Awards. A well known actress in Europe, she was recruited to Hollywood by MGM in 1935, but her career in Hollywood was short-lived and she returned to Europe after disputes with MGM st...
  • Win a $2,500 Scholarship from AAJA-LA.org!

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    Deadline extended to Jan. 20, 2015 for AAJA-LA Scholarships    The Los Angeles Chapter has extended the application deadline for its annual scholarship competition to Jan. 20, 2015. We will award several scholarships of $2,500 each to full-time college students in the Greater Los Angeles Area. If you are a student, we hope you will take part. We are here to support your studies and career advancement. If you are not a student but know of one, please forward this information. We are grateful for your help in getting out the word. December 10, 2014   WIN A SCHOLARSHIP FROM AAJA-LA.ORG!     The Los Angeles Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association is pleased to announce the opening of its annual&nbs...
  • Jeremy Lin Gears Up for the Lakers

    Posted by AC Team

    October 25, 2014 Jeremy Lin Gears Up for the Lakers. Samuel Chi, writer for The Diplomat reports on Jeremy's career as he prepares to debut with the Los Angeles Lakers next week as the 2014-2015 NBA seasons begins. Click here for the full story: http://thediplomat.com/2014/10/jeremy-lin-gears-up-for-lakers-debut/...
  • Help 'Right Footed' Documentary about Jessica Cox Take the Final Step!

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    October 24, 2014 Los Angeles  "Right Footed" the inspiring documentary about Filipino American disability activist Jessica Cox who was born without arms is almost ready for distribution. Donate now through IndieGoGo to help the filmmakers complete this documentary. The film is directed by Nick Spark and produced by Mona Lisa Yuchengco, a documentary filmmaker, Filipino American community activist, and publisher of Filipinas magazine. The url link to donate is:  https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-right-footed-take-the-final-step--2  Despite the challenges, Jessica managed to overcome both physical and emotional hurdles to become independent, learning to type with her toes, drive a car with her feet and - facing one of her greatest fears - learning to fly ...

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